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Sep 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
it, and by 7:30 that night, john roberts had come back and he did come to the white house and they re-did it flawlessly. >> rose: the story is in part that you write in this book, the obama white house and the supreme court, is bara obama and john roberts. >> it is indeed, seven teeth chief justice, 44th president, in some respects have a lot in common, both came of age in the chicago area, both products of hear extraordinary law school and the hear extraordinary law review, but both of them -- and both of them real students of the constitution. but that is where the similarities end, because roberts coming from his very conservative background, very stable background, is a true conservative, and he believes that theconstitution needs to change. the irony here is that one of them believes in change, and one of them really believes in stability, and it is roberts the one that wants change and obama is -- >> rose: what obama believes in is politics and that politics is where laws should be made and not the supreme court. >> that's right. and that stay real difference from a lot of civil
Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
appoi appointed, john roberts reflect the modern republican party. mitt romney, to be sure, would nominate someone like cavanagh, a young judge on the d.c. circuit. very conservative. not moderate republicans. that's why one seat would make such a difference. >> and those two have very clear records as did john roberts and sam aledo. we knew exactly who they were and what they would do. the senate wasn't ready to really look at that record and make an issue. >> can i ask a theoretical question. there's two ways of thinking about this. there should be a deference to the executive in naming nominees that comport with the president's legal philosophy, ideolo ideology. applying confidence because they are qualified for the job and hey, this is politics and a woman's right to choose on the line, this is a war against all against all. do what it takes. which is your belief system? >> you have to be confident and have an exemplary record. we need a candidate, republican or democrat who will accept the progress that has been made and be willing to advance that progress. that, to me -- >>
Sep 30, 2012 7:45pm EDT
dealt with the commerce clause issue yes, five of them including john roberts said it exceeds the bet exceeds the power because it is so unusual. in other words they didn't cast down a month to meet the among the president's. they gave congress the power under the understanding of the commerce clause so there is a sense in which it me be one of to the of the calls could be more important but we just don't know. we will have to see. so, my time is up and i am really sorry that i had to do my signing before because i had to catch a plane so i won't see you at the signing table but thank you very much for coming. [applause] said that even a part of the 2011 national book festival here in washington, d.c.. to find out more, visit jeffrey to the reports on the relationship which in the obama administration and the u.s. supreme court. the author exam of the recent addition of the four justices in the past five years and how it has affected the court's decisions on the numerous cases including its recent ruling on health care. it's about an hour. [applause] thank you. hello
Sep 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. it is a conservative court that has been hostile to john roberts, -- that have been hostile -- for example, john roberts was hostile. i think these laws will not survive until next year. >> the democratic party has to fight these things in court and hopefully when the supreme court, but it also simultaneously has to get id's into the hands of seniors, minorities, and young people who do not have them because the american people fundamentally believe there is nothing wrong with having to prove you are who you are. >> that anticipates my next question. if you want their votes, get out there and get them id's. >> there is nothing wrong with that. that is absolutely true, but you cannot unfairly applied the law and put in a poll tax. the party has to realize that most of the american people think it is reasonable to have an id. great. get these people an id. >> there were instances in texas where an individual would have to travel 200 miles to get the document. >> let me go back to something we talked about earlier. you talked about paul ryan's alleged lies in his speech. what specifically are you t
FOX News
Sep 6, 2012 2:00pm PDT
in the first place? here is dnc chairwoman debbie waserman schultz talking to john roberts, fox news. >> was it an omission? intentional? >> it was not omission and not intentional. absolutely not. >> how did it get out then >> like i said, sometimes there are technical corrections. we have to make technical corrections to legislation on the house floor all the time. >> andrea: technical corrections. do you believe her? >> eric: very important. john roberts is doing amazing reporting. earlier i e-mailed him and e-mailed back. he said here is how it got taken from the platform. he quotes, he had a sit down with former congressman robert wexman, i'm the drafting committee member said when the plank was crafted it was written to accurately reflect the president's official policy that jerusalem is machineer of time status negotiations. so when they took it out, there was a purposeful, the intent was to take it out. debbie waserman schultz is either lying on t right there or just completely misinformed about what is going on. it's really bad what they are doing. >> greg: i have a theory,
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. john roberts speaking why so many jobs are going unfilled. it's just amazing, john. the jobs are begging where are the folks applying? >> first of all let's tell you how many jobs are begging. 3.7 million down from june. 10 percent from last year. more jobs from there. still 3.5 unemployed people for every job out there. you mentioned this if you have the right skills and you are willing to move there are plenty of jobs across america. 11,300 jobs they cannot fail. they make specialty trailers. in mitchell south carolina they head to hire a recruiting firm to find welders if you can believe it. here is the ceo. >> anybody that has skills if they want a job they can get a job tomorrow. they can change jobs. it is very easy. unemployment rate is essentially 0 for people who want to have a job. >> he told us that the local labor market is tapped out. they have to find supporters to fill those jobs. >> if the skill set to get the job if you don't have them you can have all of the available jobs with the skill set out there. if you don't got it you don't get it, right? >> they are
Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's an ideological battle between the president and john roberts. this is his first tv interview he's given on the book and we're thrilled about that. congratulations on the book. >> thank you. i am thrilled to be here and thrilled to have it done. >> you're passionate. >> it's been incredible. >> thank you. >> this relationship between president obama and john roberts is really fascinating. it got off to that kind of odd start with the oath that was administered where he sort of botched it. and we're going to put up on the screen for the script of the oath of office that the justice was supposed to administer. >> this is such a weird story. i always wondered why did they mess it up? why did it happen? and what happened was john roberts prepared this document. this document has never been seen in public before. and this is a document where he sketched out exactly how he was going to do the oath with the spaces indicated. and you can see, i barack obama do solemnly swear. his assistant sent it to a secretary in the joint inaugural committee, congress' committee. that secretary
FOX News
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
all be more like wyatt. thanks for watching. "studio b" with john roberts starts now. >> good afternoon, i'm john roberts in for shep. this is "studio b." the jobs report putting more political pressure on the president. the feds say hiring is slowing. many more are out of work and more have stopped looking for a job. the candidates respond. >>> police investigating a bizarre bank heist after a bank manager claims a gunman ordered her to put on an explosive vest. >>> the united states adds a pakistan based militant group to a list of designated terror organizations. what does that mean? we'll explain ahead on "studio b." >>> first, grim news on the economy threatening to bust any bump president obama earned after the nomination speech. the labor department reporting u.s. employers only added 96,000 jobs last month, well low the 125,000 needed to show economic improvement. add to that the unemployment rate dropped 8.1 for the wrong reason. it fell .2% in july but because many gave up looking. >> in new hampshire, the president acknowledged the bad news but tried to put a good s
Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of and the world. >> john roberts crews. >> at ground zero, the families of those killed read the names of loved ones. in years past all local and national politicians took part the readings. also in new york, moments of silence were held at the exact the planes went into the tigers -- into the towers. in shanksville, the vice president spoke. he took part in a wreath-laying those on flight 93. those passengers fought back t hijackers before crashing into a field. >> former president bill clinton remembers the lives lost on the campaign trail. tonight, where urged americans to remember by being a good citizen and registering to vote. the first ofnt was having inlinton was support of president obama. the first lady and gop nominee mitt are both planning to campaign in virginia this week. mrs. obama will headline rallies richmond and the university fredericksburg this thursday. will host a rally in fairfax that same day. comes after his wife him there last week. >> breaking news from las vegas. severe thunderstorms led to , flooded roads leang to water rescues. rescue crews used helicopters to rea
Sep 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
challenges surrounding the laws, it's hard to see how this issue lands before the john roberts supreme court. so, kenji. two things here, we have been talking about pennsylvania and ohio, neither one of the states are under the preclearance, but texas and south carolina is. explain to me the different courts in which these things will be challenged. >> yes, just to take a step back, we're under that voting rights act. there are certain states with such a negative history of restricting the franchise in the basis of race, they have to engage in preclearance. so texas and south carolina are two of them. the reason this isn't an issue in ohio or pennsylvania, those two states are not preclearance states. so voting rights do not control -- >> there were states in slavery, part of the union, and they didn't have a jim crowe industry. >> that's right, it basically places the onus on the state rather than the disen franchised individual to make their case. so what's been happening is the court has been saying look, we're going to weigh this, and bisically we're going to look at the possibly for vot
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and john roberts is standing by. williams, we'll begin with you. you're in the home field now. anything you see down there today catch your eye? >> it's interesting for me to listen how they're going after mitt romney. later tonight in a much anticipated speech, you're going to have julian castro, the 37-year-old mayor of san antonio come out and the heart and soul of what he has to say is this: mitt romney doesn't get it. i think you'll also hear that coming from -- >> bill: what doesn't he get? >> they're saying he doesn't understand what people are going through in this country. he doesn't understand what it's like to have to struggle in this country, that he's the guy who told some kids who want to start a business, go borrow the money from your parents. >> bill: whoa! >> which is a democratic talking point. >> bill: this may sound partisan, but i don't mean it to be. i don't care whether romney understands a kid on the lemonade stand borrowing money! all i want is a technician to fix the economy, to lower the debt, and to get the entitlement spending under control and to reform medicar
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Sep 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. unsurprisingly, nobody jumped forward to take credit for that one. john roberts was outside the arena. what more do we know about how all this happened? >> we've got some answers for you. we still don't know how god got out of the preamble, but i have information about jerusalem got out. i spoke with former congressman who headed up one of the platform writing committees. he told me there was a couple of meetings at which the language to the jerusalem and middle east plank of the platform was developed. he said the platform committee wanted to do was it want to do find something to focus on the president's policies as president. as candidate, he said jerusalem is and always will be. but as president, he can't say that publicly. so they wanted something that would more closely flect that. he said at no point did someone raise their hand and say should we take it out. he said in hindsight, nobody could say it was the smartest thing to have a platform like that. >> shep: the buildings was not filled with delegates. it was early in the process. but there were a lot of boos among those who were in he
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Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
roberts is live in atlanta. john? >>reporter: it has been policy for some time in the romney campaign to have cameras in, a pool camera, when there are official remark tons made, reducing the likelihood of surprise recordings coming out at the events lately and the foreseeable future. he took ownership of the comments of 47 percent that he made back in may in an op-ed in "usa today" newspaper saying it is a choice between recovery and dependence when you look at the two candidates. at the fundraiser in atlanta he said the idea that president obama believes in redistribution is a big deal and that people should pay attention to. >> this idea of redistribution follows from the idea that if you have a business, you didn't build it, someone else did that. it is the same concept that government is responsible for everything that is going on here. therefore, government and give-and-take. that is a foreign concept that will not and has not worked. >>reporter: the rnc jumped behind governor romney that marries president obama's comments from 1998 with what he said about "you didn't build that
FOX News
Sep 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to make all this happen. john roberts begins our coverage tonight live at the dnc. john, what a day. >> what a day it was. this is the most news we have seen at a political convention. democrats were facing withering criticism from jewish groups about the change in language from 2008. one jewish group is taking out a full paged a in tomorrow's local paper. they obviously say that they are happy that the language for jerusalem is back in. they are still worried though about that lackluster vote and the fact that other language regarding hamas and israel being america's strongest ally in the region is still out of the platform. no explanation as to why jerusalem was taken out in the first place though we do understand there was consternation from arab americans in the michigan delegates about that language going back. in the same thing happened to them on god as well. taking out the word god from the 2008 platform even though only used as adjective talking about people's god-given. black clergy outraged by the word coming out. president obama apparently personally intervened to get th
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Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
foreign policy goals. john roberts traveling with governor romney who just arrived in ohio. john, governor romney is stepping up the attacks on the campaign trail. >>guest: he is doing that. the plane should arrive in a couple of minutes. stepping up the attacks and broadening them out. high has been going after the president on the economy and jobs but the republicans feel that is too limiting and he needs to do more to highlight the differences. he did that at the global initiative saying when it comes to foreign aid he would use it not as a hand out but a hand up to encourage free enterprise, improve people's lives around the world and reduce the threat to america by doing that. while he didn't directly go after president obama, he certainly seemed to suggest that he doesn't think the president has done a good job on that front. >> we have witnessed the killing of tens of thousands of people in syria the president of egypt is a member of the muslim brotherhood. our ambassador to libya was assassinated in a terrorist attack. iran is moving toward nuclear weapons capability. we are at the
Sep 30, 2012 11:30am PDT
johns. >> reporter: right after the supreme court's health care decision in june, chief justice john roberts joked to colleagues that he would find an island for tr fortress to escape the political heat. here's how ruth bader ginsburg described the scene. >> some people call it will a quarter of a century. >> reporter: there are no signs of it cooling down. >> the justices are moving from the frying pan right into the fire. they are tackling some of the most difficult legal questions of the day. across the board, probably the biggest term in at least a decade. >> reporter: tackling things like affirmative action, same-sex marriage, abortion are likely to come up this monday. >> there are a lot more in the docket and a lot more in the pipeline that they'll be making a decision on soon. >> reporter: another big set of decisions will bring even more scrutiny on the chief justice. rumors swirled that the health care he authored caused a considerable rift against s scalia. something he denies. >> no, i haven't had a falling out with the chief justice. nothing like that. >> reporter: anoth
Comedy Central
Sep 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
and not enough to what i think john roberts-- i now know was thinking about this case. >> stephen: okay, roberts. let's get into this. you get into this. roberts changed his mind, right? wharoberts was going to say one thing and then for some personal reason he changes his mind. why did he do it? >> well, in the first place, there's nothing wrong with changing your mind. >> stephen: yes there is! yes there is! antonin scalia has never changed his mind. >> that's true. but supreme court opinions are never final until they're announce sod justices sometimes go back and forth during the period they're deliberating. but in part he was just persuaded by the argument that this was a tax, a permissible tax under the constitution. but also i think he didn't want to see the court in the maelstrom of politics. he didn't want to see another bush. have gore citizens united where five republicans ruled against four democrats and in the obamacare case he sided with the four liberals. >> stephen: kennedy is the one who normally-- >> usually. that's one reason why so-called experts like me were wrong. we were l
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